November 9, 2012

HUD, VA and Partners Help Delaware Vet Move From Homelessness to Homebuyer

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Our guest blogger today is Maria Bynum, Deleware Field Office Director, HUD As we celebrate the Nation’s veterans, Delaware veteran Ellis Thompson shares his journey from being homeless to purchasing his own home.  At 59, Thompson stands tall and proud of his success and grateful for the opportunity to inspire other vets on the street […]

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November 6, 2012

Housing and Sheltering Needs of Hurricane Sandy

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 Cross posted from FEMA.gov   As the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and our federal partners continue to work with states to recover from Hurricane Sandy, an increasing number of residents whose homes were severely damaged or destroyed by the storm have been displaced from their homes and are seeking sheltering alternatives. FEMA is working directly […]

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July 17, 2012

A decade of producing affordable housing for Native Hawaiians

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With Hawaii trailing only Manhattan and Brooklyn as the most expensive housing market in the country, we know that living in this most beautiful of states can often be a financial challenge for many families. For Native Hawaiian families, part of the solution is an opportunity to live on Hawaiian home lands where homes often […]

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July 13, 2012

The Battle Against Housing Discrimination – A Team Effort

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Greg Crespo, Presidential Management Fellow in the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity According to the National Fair Housing Alliance, there are an estimated four million instances of housing discrimination occurring annually in the U.S.; neither the non-profit sector, nor federal and state governments, can tackle fair housing investigation, enforcement, outreach, and education on […]

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